Carer Engagement And Involvement Officer Bristol And South Gloucestershire job in Birmingham at Job Vacancies Direct Ltd

Carer Engagement and Involvement Officer – Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Company: Job Vacancies Direct Ltd

Location: Avon UK

Date Posted:May 13, 2017

An opportunity to be part of our creative and dynamic team that aims to make life better for carersin Bristol and South Gloucestershire Carers Support Centre (CSC) Bristol and South Gloucestershire provides a wide range of information, advice and support services for unpaid carers of all ages. Three out of five people in the UK will become carers at some point in their lives. Carer Engagement and Involvement Officer – Bristol and South Gloucestershire22.5 hours per week - £25,646 pro rata The main aims of this role are to review and further develop carer engagement and involvement mechanisms to ensure that CSC service development is carer led. In addition to ensure that the carers ‘voice’ is heard by decision makers at a strategic level both locally and nationally. The postholder will demonstrate a thorough understanding of the needs and issues facing carers and awareness of the issues currently affecting the health and social care sector.Experience of local and national policy work are important aspects as are an ability to interpret policy papers and present these in an accessible format. Recent and relevant working knowledge of the issues and best practice in relation to service user engagement, involvement and representation are also essential criteria.  If the above sounds like you and you have an ability to work on your own initiative, manage time effectively, prioritise your own workload and work to tight deadlines, we would like to hear from you. So, if you are ready to join our dynamic and creative team here at CSC, to help carers get more out of life, please call 0117 939 2562 for further information. For an application pack, please visit our website where you will find a link to our vacancies at the bottom of our home page (preferred option please). Please note we do not accept CV's and all applications must be made through our application form. If you do not have access to the internet please call our 24-hour answer phone service on 0117 9589973 or email:  Closing date: Thursday 1stJune at 5:00 pmInterview date: Friday 9thJune View full job description
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